ATTRACTIONS: Battlefields, Caverns, Museums, Historic Sites
--5753 W. Main St., (Exit 132, I-81), Salem--540-380-2085
Grand Caverns is a Natural National Landmark show cave located in Grottoes, Virginia. It is ranked the #2 caverns in the United States of America and is America's Oldest Show Cave.
Civil War Attractions:
Civil War Foundations:
--PO Box 19, Fincastle--540-473-3077
The Augusta Military Academy Museum is located in the AMA Alumni House in Fort Defiance, Virginia. The museum sits among stately old trees and expansive lawns on the grounds of the now-closed military academy.
Welcome to the historic Edinburg Mill, one of the few Mills to survive the burning during the Civil War. The Mill also provides a visitor center and gift shop.
Museum offers exhibits relating to the history of life in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Genealogy and Research Library encourages connections to the past.
Since 1741 Virginia Citizens Have Become American Soldiers And Made World History.
The museum provides opportunities to reflect upon the Battle of New Market which raged just outside on May 15, 1864. Students from the Virginia Military Institute as young as 15 years old fought in the battle. In addition to museum exhibit galleries, the site features the state-certified Shenandoah Valley Tourist Information Center.
Step into the world of the prehistoric past, where visitors can turn back the pages of time to the Mesozoic era, where dinosaurs were the only creatures that roamed the earth.
--1087 US Hwy. 211 West, Luray--540-743-4113